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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
of the president promised once more to develop the energy sources of the future. win any administration republican or democrat develops energy projects taxpayers better watch out. governments pick winners and losers that leads to wasted taxpayer dollars. this it is the question of industrial policy with the government should support business ventures that are unable to secure private funding. government appears to be worse than the private markets. in contrast in a speech in california in may, and it romney's said "the president doesn't understand when you invest like that in one company makes a harder for technology generally because other entrepreneurs of the same field their opportunity to get capital. who wants to put money into a solar capital -- company when the government picked one of their choice? excellent question. i wrote the book we're spending about $12 billion per year to make electricity more expensive. that it is 6 billion of tax breaks and direct and chairs. this makes no sense in hers low income americans. we brainwashed children toothache greed it is good to think about green p
Nov 12, 2012 1:00am EST
-olds can do and does not invest much in training but certainly in 2001 did not invest much energy into training so for example an army in the military intelligence schools would get three days of training in the interrogation techniques, so frankly much of our interrogation wasn't competent. it had to be held in the contractors who carried in quality. the fbi had a skull the interrogators from the high value detainee's that came from higher levels special allegiance but for the most part this was caught flatfooted and they were prepared to do large-scale. we have slowly tried to improve that. to the obama's administration credit he said the high value detainee interrogation group which is an agency group which sends out interrogators' every time a high value is teaching and there is a research unit that stood out to study best practices and spend them out into the training academies thus training practices about interrogation and that's been up and running for a few years and has already -- i know improved training techniques to respect michael skerker is a professor of the u.s. n
Nov 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
, but certainly they do not invest much energy into trading. for example, an army recruit who goes to military intelligence school would get three days of training in interrogation techniques, only three days. so frankly, much of our interrogation was not competent. it had to be farmed out to contractors his varied in quality. the fbi had some skilled interrogators and some of the best intelligence we got from high-value detainees came from high-level special agents and the fbi. but for the most part this nation was caught flatfooted, well-prepared to do large-scale interrogations', and we have slowly, slowly tried to improve that. i think to the obama administration's credit when he came into office to set up something called the high
Nov 10, 2012 1:15pm EST
person at a time. >> it makes me think that the whole media energy around this book, the last time there was this kind of media energy was when it went down. we are going back to those places, they were making those accusations, the speed at which that happened, how do you feel being back in that space and having the whole story? >> it feels good to know that i was able to use the same media in a sense to get the story, the right story of. i can't explain how great it feels to be able to sit here and -- i don't know if you saw on the. i was crying. it amazing, and i made the decision years ago that i didn't want people to forget my father and what he meant to us. i had no idea i would not be able to tell the story in this way. it feels great. >> what is so beautiful about this book is i feel it is more than a book. is a living history. like a love lesson to choices and it reminds us foie that without the feelings, the facts don't convey enough. that is a brutal as the history of african-american struggle for humanity and rights have been, they have been humanity and love and family
Nov 12, 2012 6:30am EST
of energy and the law time on your hands, we have a school in the community, we will teach you how to make a difference and how to make this park safer, not just to clean up the park but you need to have a partnership with the police and maybe you will need to change some what about assembly and how late you are going to be there and get support from neighbors, the house of midnight basketball games or whatever it is and improving the community and making schools seem like a more relevant place. >> there are a couple seems in your book where the principle that reagan high school literally kind of does that, calls in the student, student leadership, people she thinks have invested themselves personally in the school and says what do we need to do? she has the right this will turn around grant. and i thought your treatment of that science teacher was well done because you never talked about the boundaries, you just illustrated them. where did you come away from that experience? >> it was an interesting reporting challenge. i didn't expect it to be such a big part of the book. or such a big p
Nov 10, 2012 8:30pm EST
-kneed. the naysayers and what not. but rather those with restless energy, buoyant optimism and large faith in themselves in particular and this is the entrepreneurial type. and, these are exactly the characteristics which allowed the entrepreneurs to achieve great things and also to go broke. this is, this great "in tom's book about the long history of successes is the precursor to a failure. think of what the successful entrepreneur has learned. he has learned that when i have all of these helpers around telling me i can do this, it's too risky and it will never work, and i i do it anyway and i succeed, so how does he look at all these advisers in the entrepreneurs eyes who ought to tell him next time, you can do it. i mean we have to ask ourselves what happens to minsky's dialectic or balance between the entrepreneur and the banker, which i think it's such a nice way to think about this, when the entrepreneurs take over the banks? and this is the point. when this entrepreneurial type takes over the bank, that is supposed to be the risk-averse, cynical worried about risk type, what do you
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